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PHOTOS: 2019 Fall Gala

Posted October 08, 2019

The New York Philharmonic ushered in its 178th season and honored outgoing Chairman Oscar Schafer and his wife, Didi — the most generous donors in Philharmonic history — with a star-studded night of Beethoven and festivities. Pianist Lang Lang wowed the crowd with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Music Director Jaap van Zweden led the Orchestra in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, and Gala guests attended the buzzing cocktail reception and celebratory dinner. Relive the elegant evening, from the red carpet graced by the likes of Alec and Hilaria Baldwin through the concert and dinner attended by Bradley Cooper.